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The Ninth Legislative District is among the largest in our state, covering all or part of six counties in eastern and southeastern Washington. Its many attractive features include some of the finest agricultural land in the United States, an outstanding public university and an inviting, primarily rural lifestyle. I am honored to represent the Ninth District at our Capitol for a 23rd consecutive year.

I am committed to providing Ninth District residents with accessible, responsible representation, and making sure the generations which follow ours – like our two children and three grandchildren – have opportunities to prosper which are at least equal to what we have enjoyed. That means working for fiscal stability, through sustainable budgeting and reasonable taxation, and sensible policies.

My particular interests as a lawmaker are, not surprisingly, agriculture and our state budget.

Again, thanks for visiting. If you have any questions or concerns about the issues facing our state, please contact me via e-mail, the toll free legislative hotline at 1-800-562-6000 or my Olympia office at (360) 786-7620.

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Senate Republican Leader Mark Schoesler cautious about governor’s budget
Senate Republican Leader Mark Schoesler cautious about governor’s budget
Senate Republican Leader Mark Schoesler, R-Ritzville, offered this comment about Gov. Jay Inslee’s budget released today:   “While it’s promising that the governor finally proposed a budget that balances over four years, I call on him to publicly commit to veto any budget that doesn’t. “I’m glad that undoing the...
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Schoesler: Here’s what to look for in tomorrow’s budget proposal from Gov. Jay Inslee
Schoesler: Here’s what to look for in tomorrow’s budget proposal from Gov. Jay Inslee
Senate Republican Leader Mark Schoesler, R-Ritzville, offered this comment about Gov. Jay Inslee’s budget proposal, expected to be released Thursday: “In a year when a single political party will control the House, the Senate and the governor’s mansion, the governor’s budget proposal will set the tone for everything that follows....
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Schoesler glad that new U.S. 195 passing lanes opened ahead of Dad’s Weekend at WSU Schoesler glad that new U.S. 195 passing lanes opened ahead of Dad’s Weekend at WSU
Motorists who used U.S. Highway 195 this past weekend for traveling to and from Dad’s Weekend at Washington State University’s Pullman campus were among the early beneficiaries of a safety project Sen. Mark Schoesler included in the Legislature’s 2015 transportation package. Construction began Aug. 1 on passing lanes north and...
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Schoesler confident Legislature satisfied McCleary with bipartisan plan to fully fund basic education
Schoesler confident Legislature satisfied McCleary with bipartisan plan to fully fund basic education
  OLYMPIA…Senate Majority Leader Mark Schoesler, R-Ritzville, issued the following statement in response to today’s Washington State Supreme Court hearing regarding the Legislature’s plan to fully fund basic education.   At question is whether or not the plan satisfies the order of the court in the McCleary decision.   “This...
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